LHC Group to Present at Oppenheimer 24th Annual Healthcare Conference

LHC Group to Present at Oppenheimer 24th Annual Healthcare Conference

LAFAYETTE, La., Dec. 5, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- LHC Group Inc. (Nasdaq:LHCG),
a national provider of post-acute care services, announced today that Keith G.
Myers, chief executive officer of LHC Group, will present at the Oppenheimer
24^th Annual Healthcare Conference in New York City, on Tuesday, December 10,

The presentation will begin at 1:35 p.m. Eastern time. To access a live
webcast of LHC Group's presentation, listeners should go to the Investor
Relations section of the company's website, www.LHCgroup.com, approximately 15
minutes prior to the event to register and download any necessary
software.For those unable to listen to the live broadcast, a replay will be
available for 30 days on the Company's website.

About LHC Group, Inc.

LHC Group, Inc. is a national provider of post-acute care, providing quality,
cost-effective health care to patients within the comfort and privacy of their
home or place of residence.LHC Group provides a comprehensive array of
post-acute healthcare services through home health, hospice and
community-based service agencies in its home-based division and long-term
acute care hospitals in its facility-based division.

Certain matters discussed in this press release constitute forward-looking
statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act
of 1995, such as statements about the Company's future financial performance
and the strength of the Company's operations.Such forward-looking statements
may be identified by words such as "continue," "expect," and similar
expressions.Forward-looking statements involve a number of risks and
uncertainties that may cause actual results to differ materially from those
expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements, including changes in
reimbursement, changes in government regulations, changes in LHC Group's
relationships with referral sources, increased competition for LHC Group's
services, increased competition for joint venture and acquisition candidates,
changes in the interpretation of government regulations and other risks set
forth in Item 1A. Risk Factors in LHC Group's Annual Report on Form 10-K for
the year ended December 31, 2012, filed with the Securities and Exchange
Commission.LHC Group undertakes no obligation to update or revise any
forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future
events or otherwise.

CONTACT: Eric Elliott
         Investor Relations
         (337) 233-1307

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